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Predicting Dyslexia — Even Before Children Learn to Read

Predicting Dyslexia — Even Before Children Learn to Read | Primary English | Scoop.it
New research shows it’s possible to pick up some of the signs of dyslexia in the brain even before kids learn to read. And this earlier identification may start to substantially influence how parents, educators and clinicians tackle the disorder.
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Young and dyslexic? You’ve got it going on | Benjamin Zephaniah

Young and dyslexic? You’ve got it going on | Benjamin Zephaniah | Primary English | Scoop.it
As a child I suffered, but learned to turn dyslexia to my advantage, to see the world more creatively. We are the architects, we are the designers
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Editorial for No.2 2015 I WISH... on poetry for children and poetry in education.

Editorial for No.2 2015 I WISH... on poetry for children and poetry in education. | Primary English | Scoop.it
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Modern Poetry In Translation - Engaging Children in World Poetry - Resources for Primary School Teachers

Modern Poetry In Translation - Engaging Children in World Poetry - Resources for Primary School Teachers | Primary English | Scoop.it
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What should be taught to the next generation of trainee teachers?

What should be taught to the next generation of trainee teachers? | Primary English | Scoop.it
Primary English's insight:

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The idea you can put a number against a child's ability is flawed and dangerous

The idea you can put a number against a child's ability is flawed and dangerous | Primary English | Scoop.it
Headteacher Alison Peacock believes labeling children by ability leaves some trapped by low expectations. That’s why her school doesn’t do it
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Making Poetry Happen

Making Poetry Happen | Primary English | Scoop.it
  Announcing the publication of Making Poetry Happen: Transforming the Poetry Classroom (Bloomsbury, 2015). Making Poetry Happen provides a valuable resource for trainee and practising teacher...
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Book Review: Thoughtings – Puzzles, Problems and Paradoxes in Poetry to Think With | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #UKEdChat Education Community

Book Review: Thoughtings – Puzzles, Problems and Paradoxes in Poetry to Think With | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #UKEdChat Education Community | Primary English | Scoop.it
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#FocusOnReading No.7 – Hearing children read | Primary English Education

#FocusOnReading No.7 – Hearing children read | Primary English Education | Primary English | Scoop.it
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Accountable Talk® Conversation that Works with Lauren Resnick, Ed.D., and Jenni - YouTube

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10 Warning Signs of Dyslexia - Nessy US

10 Warning Signs of Dyslexia - Nessy US | Primary English | Scoop.it
10 Classroom Warning Signs of Dyslexia. Dyslexia usually becomes more prominent in school when there is a focus on a child's ability to read and write.
Via Dora Campbell MA CCC SLP
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How Making Time for Books Made Me Feel Less Busy

How Making Time for Books Made Me Feel Less Busy | Primary English | Scoop.it
An age-old answer to information overload.
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Writing Ideas - National Poetry Day, 8.10.15

Writing Ideas - National Poetry Day, 8.10.15 | Primary English | Scoop.it
I’ll start by reassuring readers that the creative writing ideas I am presenting in this posting are not as literal as the image above [!] but I am plugging two things: National Poetry Day on 8th O...
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Michael Rosen and Marina Boroditskaya: Out of the Crocodile's Mouth; on children's poetry and poetry for children.

This podcast was recorded at the launch of MPT ‘I WISH...' and features Michael Rosen and Marina Boroditskaya in conversaiton with MPT Editor, Sasha Dugdale.

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Ten Top Tips for Surviving the First Term

1. Timing the day Often the best time to get work done is first thing in the morning. The corridors are clear, the photocopier unattended (you might have to give it five minutes to warm up) and it’...

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Books to breed tolerance: what children can read after the terrorist attacks in Paris

Books to breed  tolerance: what children can read after the terrorist attacks in Paris | Primary English | Scoop.it
Sita Brahmachari on why it’s more important than ever to write stories for children that explore our differences and common humanity – and her richly diverse book recommendations for all ages
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C.S. Lewis on Why We Read

C.S. Lewis on Why We Read | Primary English | Scoop.it
How great books both change us and make us more ourselves.

"A book is a heart that only beats in the chest of another," Rebecca Solnit wr
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#FocusOnReading No.7 – Hearing children read | Primary English Education

#FocusOnReading No.7 – Hearing children read | Primary English Education | Primary English | Scoop.it
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The Psychological Benefits of Writing

The Psychological Benefits of Writing | Primary English | Scoop.it
The mental benefits of writing are numerous; here's the best research that details just how essential writing is for the intelligent mind.
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